Tuesday 01 Jun 2021

First National Real Estate’s highest achievers were presented with national General Excellence and Marketing Awards at The Great Hall of Parliament House, Canberra, on Saturday 22nd May. The black-tie awards dinner brought national recognition to Australia’s top 2020 salespeople, property managers and administrators, and attracted more than 550 delegates from Australia and New Zealand.

The peak event on First National’s General Excellence & Marketing Awards calendar capped a year of major challenges as a result of COVID-19, according to First National Real Estate Cairns Central principal, David Forrest.

‘First National focused on managing the distress caused by COVID-19 for our customers, while striving to provide affected parties with as much dignity as possible’ said David.

‘Through our commitment to clear communication, the provision of information, and close adherence to all COVID-19 safety protocols, we managed to continue to deliver excellence for our customers.’

On the night, First National Cairns Central received an award for Elite Investment Relations Management placing it in the top 15 Property Managers Australia wide

Additional awards won included:

  • Elite level BDM went to Katrina Gobbett
  • The prestigious Nitschke Scholarship was awarded to Patrice Hayton

David Forrest said the First National General Excellence and Marketing Awards are an important event as they present an opportunity for the network’s membership to come together and celebrate outstanding achievements, and to learn about the systems and processes that enabled colleagues to deliver award winning outcomes for customers.